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VMWare Specialist

Manteca, California, 95337, United States
May 20, 2008

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NAME: William J. “Bill” Bailey

POSITION Desired: VMWare Specialist; Sr. Network Engineer; Sr. Project Manager

AVAILABILITY: Currently Available

 12 years Microsoft Windows server operating systems

 12 years supporting a server farm containing at least 30 servers

 8 years supporting Microsoft Windows 2000/2003 Active Directory, including, domain controllers, WINS, DNS, and DHCP

 15 years analyzing, designing, and documenting procedures, business needs and technical requirements

 Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

 8+ years producing written reports using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio

 8 years supporting anti-virus and patching technologies on servers

 8 years hands-on with network equipment; e.g., routers, switches and firewalls

 Equivalent experience to MCSE certification, with 10 years of direct server administration

 8+ years managing and generating reports from databases, such as SQL and Microsoft Access

 Expert with project management and systems analysis

 15 years working with the System Development Life Cycle

 12 years desktop systems and Microsoft Office Suite

 10 years operation, installation, maintenance and support of various server hardware and software with specific emphasis on vulnerabilities and security

 7 years security settings and configurations of Windows 2000/2003 servers

 7 years security concepts of Windows 2000/2003, such as AGLP, AGDLP, NTFS, Shares, Global Groups, Local Groups, SID History, and how inheritance works

 6 years active directory and security controls

 5 years Voice over IP (VOIP)

 3 years VMWare—a VMWare Expert—outstanding performances at both Mervyns and Old Republic Title related to VMWare

 3 years supporting the virtualization of servers in the enterprise—an Expert in virtualization of servers in the enterprise

 Several years installing, configuring, and upgrading Symantec Backup Exec Software (including Versions 9.x, and 10.x) including Share Storage Option (SSO) and Central Administration Server Option (CASO)

William J. Bailey

Summary of Experience: Have over 20 years experience in all phases of Project Management/ Networking, Network Infrastructure design, maintenance of Network Servers and have designed and populated data center racks. Also have experience in the design and installation of VoIP telephone systems, telecom punch-down blocks, configuration of auto-attendants and voice mail and end-user training.

Technical Summary: EMC San Storage, EMC NAS Storage using iSCSI, VM-Ware ESX Server Version 2.5, 3.0, Virtual Servers, HP/Compaq Servers & Desktops, IBM Servers & Desktops, Blackberry Servers, Dell Servers & Desktops, LAN/WAN maintenance, Print Servers, Database Servers, Application Servers, Mail Servers and Remote Access Servers; RAID 0-5, DHCP, SQL, Firewalls, TCP/IP, Active Directory and Citrix; TeleVantage Software PBX, Toshiba Strata CS Software PBX, Toshiba CTX100/CTX670 Phone Systems; VoIP IP Telephony systems, ACD Work groups, IVR,

Certifications: A+, CSM, CME, CPP, TeleVantage Software PBX, Toshiba Strata CS PBX, Toshiba CTX100/670 PBX, IBM Servers/Workstations, HP/Compaq Servers/Workstations, Tablet PC’s, Convertible Tablet PC’s, IBM Warranty Basics for Technicians/Admins.

Detailed Experience:

Save Mart – Modesto, CA - April 2008 – Present

Responsible for analyzing VMware current setup for 3 ESX Virtual Servers and make recommendations to correct performance issues. After analysis, made necessary changes to fix major performance issues and mis-configuration. Also, responsible for setup of 3 new ESX Servers and configuration, analysis of existing Physical servers to determine which servers are most appropriate for virtualization. Make recommendations on SAN storage (IBM 4300 SAN) options relating to VMware. Recommend and purchase PlateSpin Utility to move Virtual Servers back to Physical Servers so that they could be properly re-virtualized.

Galaxy Solutions – December 2007 – Present

Galaxy Solutions is a Nationwide supplier of Technical Support for everything from Networking Services (replacing a Server Hard Drive) to exchanging POS (Point of Sale) Terminals for various Companies. They usually call me if the call is within a reasonable driving distance and most calls are anywhere from 1-2 hours to 1 day in length.

Old Republic Title Company – Roseville, CA – March 2007 – May 2007.

Responsible for VMware 3.x, Virtual Center 2.0 re-configuration. Moved VMware ESX Servers utilizing iSCSI from old IDE LUN on EMC Celera NAS to New Fiber connected LUN. Reset Linux Password on all ESX Servers, reconfigured all ESX Servers & Virtual Machines. Setup DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduling and HA (High Availability) for all ESX Servers to allow for failover in case of a catastrophic hardware failure. Also, reconfigured ESX Servers to increase performance on Citrix Servers. Setup email notification to report alarms.

Also, worked on ISA Proxy Server with SurfControl. Reconfigured SurfControl on 1 Server, and installed SurfControl on the 2nd Server. Verified operability and the ability to receive reports and email. Original Contract was renewed to work on ISA Servers after successful completion of VMware changes.

Mervyns – Hayward, CA – Technical Architect/Project Manager – January 2006 – October 2006

Responsibilities include handling all software and hardware requests, providing technical direction for all IT requests including all Data Center operations and equipment. Project Managed up to 30 projects at any one time including all Servers (approx. 140 Server including Blackberry Servers, Exchange, DNS, Active Directory, etc.). Have saved the Company over $1 million since starting in January, 2006. This includes the virtualization of 70 Servers using VM Ware for a Cost Avoidance of approximately $700K. Was promoted to Temporary Acting Manager of Technical Architecture for 2 months. During that period there were 2 Senior Windows Admins, 1 AS/400 Engineer, and 2 Technical Architects reporting directly to me. Was also responsible for Project Managing the rollout of all Manager PC’s to 190 stores. Also, responsible for Project Managing the rollout and cutover of 2 very large Distribution Centers from the Target Network to the Mervyns Network.


Microsoft Server 2003 (Standard & Enterprise), Crystal Reports, SQL, Microsoft Access, VMWare 2.x ESX Server including VMotion, HA(High Availability) & DRS(Distributed Resource Scheduler), 80 Virtual Servers, Virtual Center 2.x, IBM Shark SAN, Cisco Routers, Cisco VoIP, VoIP FAX, Windows 2000 Server. Microsoft Project, Active Directory, WINS, DHCP, TCP/IP, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Office Suite, Windows XP, Windows 2000 Standard, Symantec Anti-Virus & Backup Exec, AGLP, AGDLP, NTFS, Shares, Local & Global Group Policies.

Sprint/Nextel – Walnut Creek, CA – Telecom Engineer – Nov 2005 – Jan 2006

Responsibilities included complete electronic configuration of antennas and radios for cell phone transmission all over California. This was a short-term contract position.

Network Services-Wausau, WI– Network Engineer/ Project Manager-Jul 2004 - Oct 2005

Provide Network Services and PC support to various customers in the area including Server support, PC support, wireless installation and support. Also, provide maintenance contracts for certain customers. Project Manage network upgrades, workstation upgrades, Administer user accounts, scan and remove viruses & spyware. Order and install computer components as required.

Office Solutions–Wausau, WI– Network Engineer/Project Manager–Jul 2002 – Jul 2004

Provide Network Services/Network Troubleshooting to local companies of all sizes and various network operating systems, including Novell 4, Novell 5, Novell 6, Windows 2000, Windows 2003 Server, Window NT, Global Active Directory, and EMC Storage Area Network (SAN) for large local client. Install and configure Client Firewalls (SonicWall, Cisco PIX, etc.). Design, install and Project Manage the installation of computerized VoIP telephone systems, provide technical support after the installation. Also, install and troubleshoot various wireless devices including wireless network cards, wireless PDA’s and printers. Provide documentation and training.

Datafy, Inc.– Walnut Creek, CA – Network Engineer/Proj Mgr– November 2000 – October 2001

Responsibilities have included Project Managing numerous mini-projects including troubleshooting network problems, network design and layout using AutoCAD & Visio Professional, layout of Server rooms, network equipment cabinets and engineering labs.

Portal Software, Cupertino, CA– Network Engineer/Project Manager– Oct 99 – Nov 2000

Responsibilities included Project Management of network infrastructure move to new Corporate Headquarters and the remodeling of 1 100,000 sq ft. Engineering building. Tracked projects with Microsoft Project, Provided supervision over 35 - 40 people on a daily basis.

Symantec, Inc. – Cupertino, CA – Network Engineer/Project Manager– Apr 99 – Oct 99

Responsibilities included Project Managing and coordinating the move of the network infrastructure for a move of 600 people at Symantec World Headquarters. Duties involved tracking project with Microsoft Project, chairing meetings, tracking project to budget and the coordination of multiple contractors working simultaneously on site, moving the entire Network infrastructure while upgrading to Gig Speed Ethernet backbone. Personally negotiated savings of approximately $125,000. Provided supervision of 35-40 people on a daily basis.

Gap, Inc. – San Bruno, CA – Sr. Security Consultant – July 1998 – March 1999

Responsibilities included Project Managing an Enterprise Security Policy Project from start to finish for a very large Retail organization. Achievements included creating a new comprehensive Corporate Security Policy and managing it through 4 stages of completion with Microsoft Project and implementation of the Security Policy. Worked closely with Y2K team related to Y2K Security issues.

Franklin-Templeton, Inc. – San Mateo, CA

 Enterprise Security Consultant – Jan 97 – July 98

Responsibilities included analysis of Novell, and Windows NT Servers at all sites for breaches in security, too many Supervisor ID’s, access to sensitive and/or confidential files, integrity of password requirements, checking audit trails and security logs, etc. Was instrumental in implementing Novell Application Launcher (NAL). Also, worked with Y2K team involving Y2K as related to Security Issues.

 Network Engineer/Proj Mgr– Jan 1997 – July 1998

Responsibilities included large infrastructure redesign Project of the Novell Network and Network Optimization; Project included upgrading 58 Novell File Servers using Novell 3.11, 3.12 and 4.10 as well as Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange Servers & Outlook and SQL Server. Projects included long-range planning for expansion, capacity planning and upgrading to EMC Storage Arrays.

EDnet – San Francisco, CA – Network Engineer/Proj Mgr– August 1996 – Jan 1997

Achievements included design & total Project Management for ‘state of the art’ Video File Transfer system complete with remote Server, Cisco Routers, and Terminal Adapter Management.


 Manager Help Desk, NOC & 8 Network Engineers – Jun 94 – Jul 96

Responsibilities included, budget responsibility, capacity planning, data security, training of Help Desk personnel (8 people + Supervisor), Network Control Center personnel (10 people) & 8 Technicians responsible for trouble calls. Directly Supervised 27 people.

 Sr.Network Engineer/Sr. Project Manager– Jun 1994 – Jul 1996

Responsibilities included problem determination and resolution on a large LAN/WAN with approximately 8000 Workstations & 350 Fileservers in a 28-story building & 120 remote sites. Daily routines included Project Management, redesign of network infrastructure, capacity planning, etc.

Hewlett-Packard – San Jose, CA – Network Engineer/Admin – 1993 – 1994

Responsibilities involved Lan Administration for a Microsoft Lan Manager LAN running under UNIX (HP-9000 Servers). Responsibility included administration of Microsoft Mail, user adds, deletes, and changes, and other general admin duties. Position requires strong Lan & troubleshooting skills, ability to train junior Lan Administrators, teach short classes to others in department, and share knowledge in trouble- shooting techniques, working with both new users and 'power users' to recognize, analyze and correct problems, both related to the UNIX Lan Server, and User Workstations. Instrumental in creating a single LAN INSTALL DISK that replaced 6 diskettes Administrators had used prior, reducing New Workstation install time from 2-3 hours to approximately 10 minutes.

Bank of America– San Francisco, CA - Sr. Lan Administrator - 1992 - 1993

Senior LAN Administrator - (Contract) - Position requires strong administration skills, ability to detect security problems in banking environment (responsible for initiating a password liability program), ability to troubleshoot network problems on very large net¬works, and manage numerous high priority tasks simultaneously. Bank of America has over 12000 total users on multiple LAN/WAN’s including Novell and IBM LAN Manager. Duties involve setting up New Users, Maintaining Passwords, Net¬work Backups, and maintain¬ing strict Security (worked closely with Manager of Data Security on several projects. Duties also involve maintain¬ing strict setup standards when adding additional hardware to minimize problems when users change to a different workstation or depart¬ment.


Amateur Radio, Flying, Fishing, Comput¬ers

References: Will be furnished upon request.

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